George Len Faull, Rel. D., 80, Peru, passed away at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at his residence.
Born April 3, 1940, in Zeigler, Illinois, he was the son of a preacher, Len Faull and Mary Ruth Volner Faull.
A lifelong student and teacher of Scripture, Mr. Faull attended Lexington Christian Bible College, St. Louis Christian College, and Midwestern School of Evangelism, where he earned his Bachelor of Sacred Literature. He then earned his Bachelor of Theology in 1970 and M.A. in Theology from Indiana Christian University in Indianapolis. He finished his Rel. D. in 1981 from Indiana Christian University. George was instrumental in founding churches around the country. He began churches in Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and finally The Church of Christ at Grissom, where he served as Evangelist from 2001-2012. He served in congregations in Woodburn, Fort Wayne, and Treaty, Indiana where he founded the Treaty Institute for Evangelism.
Brother Faull’s legacy includes children and grandchildren who are also in ministry, reflecting his passion for educating others. In 1984, George became the founder and President of Summit Theological Seminary, offering classes in Ft. Wayne, Woodburn, and finally at its permanent home in Peru, Indiana. Throughout the years, George has educated thousands of individuals seeking a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and teaching them to spread the gospel. In addition to eventually serving as Chancellor of Summit Theological Seminary, George was editor of a quarterly publication called The Gospel Unashamed. He has served the Lord as Minister, Educator, Author, and Lecturer while operating his own insurance business as well. He continued to preach and teach the Gospel as long as his health permitted and was blessed with the ability to share with others up until the end.
Survivors include five children, Geoffry Faull (Valerie), Todd Faull (Jennifer), Laurel Dill (Wilbur), Melody Belcher, and Kendall Faull; fifteen grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Linda Faull and Donna Faull.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Marilyn Faull and Thelma Sue Whitsett, and one brother, Franklin Faull.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021, at the Church of Christ at Grissom, where his children will share the Message.